Category Archives: Entertaining

DIY a fast, fun and festive Mardi Gras Wreath

Believe it or not, Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, is next Tuesday! Today’s DIY Mardi Gras wreath is easy and colorful, just like Mardi Gras. Fringed tissue paper always reminds me of piñatas and parties, and I decided that a … Continue reading

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Hey cupcake – Here’s how to DIY a Cupcake Bouquet!

We’re talking cupcakes today and I’m not going to lie – this might be my all-time favorite tutorial! Who wouldn’t love a DIY Cupcake Bouquet? I saw my first Cupcake Bouquet at a school bake sale several years ago, and … Continue reading

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DIY easy holiday trees with gold accents (and don’t forget the giveaway!)

I’m wrapping up this week’s Festival of Trees with a sparkling trio of Golden, Mesh Ribbon Trees. If you’re on board with trendy touches of gold, you might like these golden, tabletop Christmas trees as much as I do. Ever … Continue reading

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DIY this textured Burlap & Cork Thanksgiving Turkey

It’s a holiday mash up on Crafts ‘n Coffee this week. Earlier, we made Paper Pine Cone or Pineapple Christmas Ornaments; tomorrow is Halloween; and today, Kathleen George shares a tutorial to make a Burlap & Cork Thanksgiving Turkey. I … Continue reading

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How to make Custom Candle Pedestals

The crafters I know love to learn new techniques, which is why today’s post is so much fun. Designer Koren Russell has mad skills, and she’ll lead you through cutting and shaping STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam, and working with air-dry modeling clay … Continue reading

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DIY a succulent container garden in a vintage book planter

Earlier this week, the Altered Book by Becca Malone inspired me to try something new – a DIY succulent container garden in a vintage book planter. The first time I saw a vintage book planter was at Maker Faire last … Continue reading

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20 Star-spangled, red, white and blue, patriotic crafts

How do you like the new, star-spangled photo above? Thanks to our recent photo shoot, I’m having fun dressing up Crafts ‘n Coffee for the seasons and holidays. Summer starts early this year, and can you believe that we’re heading … Continue reading

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Carnation Cupcake Centerpiece celebrates special times

Oftentimes, when we have good news to celebrate, I head to the cupcake store for a special treat. Cupcakes make it festive, and these adorable, Carnation Cupcakes kick it up a notch, too. If you need a special occasion centerpiece … Continue reading

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An easy, calorie-free Chocolate Easter Egg Topiary

So, I kind of like checking out the plastic Easter eggs every year to see what’s new. There’s always a different pattern or design I can add to my collection for Easter morning. When I saw these “chocolate,” plastic Easter … Continue reading

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Celebrating Christmas tree week and 12+ favorite Christmas topiaries

It’s time for the annual Festival of Trees! Every year, I like to feature DIY tabletop Christmas trees and topiaries and I have a beautiful collection to share this week. First, here are more than a dozen, DIY Christmas topiaries … Continue reading

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